Indecency with 11-year-old lands Mercedes man behind bars

ARTURO SANDOVAL // Hidalgo County Jail

A man was arrested on a charge of indecency with an 11-year-old child.

Arturo Sandoval was arrested on March 14 after an outcry was made by the victim and her mother.

According to documents, Sandoval allegedly touched the 11-year-old girl over her clothes inappropriately and would kiss her mouth.

The 71-year-old was arrested by Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Department.

The Mercedes man was booked at the Hidalgo County jail.

Action 4 News does not identify victims of sexual abuse.